Medical Family History: Tools for Your Practice

This educational resource from NCHPEG addresses core principles in:

  • family history collection, 
  • interpretation, and 
  • intervention.

It provides instruction on building a medical pedigree and includes four case studies to apply interpretation skills.

This was developed with the Core Principles in Family History.

Type Course
CME Available No
Cost Free
Note 2011; curriculum development

Date of Resource

Genomic Competencies

Experts from the disciplines listed below have tagged this resource as fulfulling genomic competencies.

Genetic Counselor

  • Genetics Expertise and Analysis
    • 1:   Demonstrate and utilize a depth and breadth of understanding and knowledge of genetics and genomics core concepts and principles.
      • 1a:   Demonstrate knowledge of principles of human, medical, and public health genetics and genomics and their related sciences.
    • 3:   Construct relevant, targeted and comprehensive personal and family histories and pedigrees.
      • 3a:   Demonstrate proficiency in the use of pedigree symbols, standard notation, and nomenclature.
      • 3d:   Elicit and assess pertinent information relating to medical, developmental, pregnancy and psychosocial histories.